Iran, Japan Celebrate 90th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties

Iran and Japan have celebrated the 90th anniversary of their diplomatic relations.

In separate messages to the conference, Iranian and Japanese foreign ministers have extended congratulations on the event.

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Japan Morteza Rahmani-Movahed said in the ceremony that the two countries have immense potential for cooperation.

He called for improvement of all-out ties between Iran and Japan in 2019.

Japan opened its embassy in Tehran in August 1929.

Iran, Japan stress all-out development of ties

Iranian and Japanese foreign ministers on Friday underlined improvement of cooperation between their respective countries.

In a message to the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Japan, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced hope for stronger Tehran-Tokyo cooperation in all fields.

In the meantime, Japan Foreign Minister Tarō Kōno in a separate message congratulated historical relations between Tehran and Tokyo.

He said that the Iran-Japan relation history is as old as that of the Silk Road, while lauding good diplomatic relations between the two countries since 1929.

Iran and Japan in a ceremony, held in Tokyo on Thursday, celebrated the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two Asian countries.

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